2020 Greece -Cyclades and Crete -Tour
Sep 19, 2020 to Oct 03, 2020
NOTE: DATES MAY CHANGE WHEN TOUR IS FINALIZED.
Come and join an amazing USLHS tour aboard a private yacht m/y Elena. We leave from Pireaus (Port of Athens) and for the next seven days explore the islands of Kea, Andhros, Tinos, Mykonos, Delos, Syros, Paros, Polygas, Santorini and Serifos.
Upon returning to Athens we fly to the ancient land of Crete where we explore Minoan culture and the lighthouses of Crete, traviling from Herkelion to Chania.
Day 1 - Welcome Dinner: Athens, Greece
Day 2 - Journey aboard m/y Elena to Kea. Visit Agios Nicholas Lighthouse. Overnight in Kea.
Day 3 - Travel to Andros Island. View Tourlitis & Gria Lighthouses. Overnight Tinos Island.
Day 4 - View Livida Lighthouse in Tina. Travel to Mykonos. View Armenistis Lighthouse and Maritime Museum. Overnight Mykonos.
Day 5 - Travel from Mykonos to Delos lighthouses and view Gaidaros Lighthouse. On Delos we tour the ancient mythological city of the Gods - birthplace of Apollo. Overnight Syros or Paros Island.
Day 6 - Walk to Korakas Lighthouse on Paros. Afternoon depart for Santorini. Visit Akrotiri Lighthouse.
Day 7 - Morning Santorini, afternoon travel to Folegandros Island and visit Aspropunta Lighthouse.
Day 8 - View Spatha Lighthouse on Serifos, Kimolos Lighthouse on Poleigas. Overnight Kithos Island.
Day 9 - View Tamelos Island on Kea. m/y Elena returns to Athens in the afternoon. Late afternoon flight to Heraklion, Crete. Overnight Heraklion, Crete.
Day 10 - Visit Koules Fortress and Lighthouse remains. View Minoan civilization (3,000BC to 1,500BC). Visit the palace of Knossos and archeological museum in Heraklion. Overnight in Heraklion.
Day 11 - Travel to Panormo and Reythmnon Lighthouse. Overnight in Rethmno.
Day 12 - Travel to Drapanos and Chania Lighthouse. Overnight in Chania.
Day 13 - Journey to Gvados Island and Lighthouse. Southernmost tip of Europe. Overnight in Chania.
Day 14 - Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to Chania airport.
- Agios Nikaloas Lighthouse
- Tourlitis Lighthouse
- Gria lighthouses
- Livada lighthouse
- Armenistis lighthouse
- Delos lighthouse
- Gaidaros lighthouse
- Korakas lighthouse
- Akrotiri lighthouse
- Aspropunta lighthouse
- Spathi Lighthouse
- Kimolos lighthouse
- Tamelos lighthouse
- Koules fortress & lighthouse
- Panormo Lighthouse
- Reythmno lighthouse
- Drapanos Lighthouse
- Chania lighthouse
- Gavdos lighthouse
The tour price listed is based on this year's fuel prices. Should those prices change significantly prior to the commencement of this tour an upward price adjustement may be necessary.
12 Nights Accommodations
1 Night in Athens
6 Nights - 7 days aboard ship - all cabins are fully en-suite
5 Nights in Crete
12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 11 Dinners
Transportation and Entrance Fees
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